Napoleon Total War

  • Napoleon Total War
82
Based on 39 scores, 42 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    19
  • Good:
    13
  • Average:
    6
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Dropin multiplayer for campaign battles.
  • Elegant and historically detailed campaign.
  • The death of a general will affect you personally.

Cons:

  • No relation between the individual campaigns.
  • Bad AI.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macworld UK on 80

A French and a British infantryman use their rifles as melee weapons. Napoleon: Total War isn’t radically different from predecessors such as Empire: Total War. But its focus on the empire-building exploits of Napoleon Bonaparte provides a good...

By MacLife on 80

The Little Conqueror's rise and fall manifests well as a multi-phase strategy game, particularly when players assume his emperor's cloak and character.

By GameZone on 75

by Steven Hopper, July 31, 2010 The most recent title in The Creative Assembly’s long-running Total War franchise, Napoleon: Total War, is an era-spanning real-time strategy title that follows Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign throughout Europe,...

By Atomic MPC on 99

Simply the best game in the series to date, and an early contender for best strategy game of the...

By Hooked Gamers on 80

It is hard to fathom that yes, another year went by since Sega released Empire: Total War. That game took the franchise into the age of gunpowder. Finally armchair strategists were able to partake in series' characteristic epic scale using the Line...

By itreviews.com on -

Napoleon's new, more story-driven campaigns will certainly help novice players get into the game more gradually, lessening the learning curve and introducing elements bit by bit. There's a generous amount of new content here when you take into...

By GameSpy on 40

In Napoleon: Total War, history repeats itself. This elaborate brain-dead bauble of a game is like Empire: Total War all over again, with all the splendor undermined by all the same sad shortcomings to provide all the familiar heartbreak. Creative...

By BrightHub on 100

The latest instalment in the Total War franchise focuses on one of the greatest military tacticians of all time – Napoleon. So does it do him justice? Find out in this review.Hero or Tyrant?Whether you see Napoleon as a genius who laid the...

By HEXUS.net on 85

With the famous French military general, Napoleon Bonepart as your leader, you fight for territory across land and sea in famous battles, including Waterloo, Trafalgar and Austerlitz. In many ways, the latest game in Creative Assembly’s...

By Play TM on 85

A few hours into Napoleon: Total war, I realised that - across almost fifteen years of empire building strategy games - I've never played a single campaign, in any game, as the French....

By GameSpot on 85

This Napoleonic strategy game isn't as revolutionary as its namesake, but it still improves upon previous Total War...

By Strategy Informer on 90

Let's not beat about the bush - Napoleon: Total War, for all intents and purposes, is a good game. That's not to say we thought it was going to be bad, but we're mildly surprised because this is a remarkably solid experience for something...

By Games Radar on 80

When Grenadier Francois-Joseph Jacquin, writer of Carnet De Route D’un Grognard, returned from the wars in 1815, his father and brothers hadn’t a clue who he was. When he walked into the kitchen and embraced his mother, they pounced on him...

By NowGamer on 85

Napoleon is by no means an essential purchase, but it does ooze quality and offers countless hours of entertainment, despite its similarities to Empire. As an entry point to the Total War series, newcomers may be tempted to opt for this above Empire...

By 1UP on 75

Make no mistake -- even at their most average, the Total War games are thrilling experiences. Though the move to the musket age in Empire was accompanied by some unfortunate AI glitches, it still won me over with the simple crack of cannons and flash...

By NZGamer on 93

During the Napoleonic wars the French engraved on their cannons; ultima ratio regum. In latin it means; the final argument of kings. Napoleon: Total War taught me that. It also taught me what a truly stupendous strategy title looks like. When it comes...

By GamePlanet on 90

In spite of Napoleon: Total War’s apparent similarities to its predecessor, this stand-alone sequel could well herald a new format for the series. While the game retells the campaigns of its namesake in somewhat linear fashion, developers The...

By IGN Gear on 89

Napoleon is an enjoyable addition to the Total War franchise but it's not as a big a game changer as previous sequels. While Napoleon and his armies were probably every bit as terrifying as Mongols, Vikings or Barbarians, the scope of this sequel is...

By Stuff NZ on -

There's something reassuring about the predictability of the Creative Assembly's production strategy. As a rule, the studio takes a panoramic view of period warfare, treating both turn-based campaign strategy and spectacular real-time battles,...

International Review By Alt om DATA on 90

Er du ikke bekendt med Total War serien, skal det siges, at der kan gå længe, før du for alvor kommer under huden på spillet. Der går længe, før du kommer til at lege med de avancerede militærenheder, og du skal...